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Court freezes assets of Angola ex-president’s daughter in graft probe

An Angolan court has ordered the freezing of assets held by former president Eduardo dos Santos’ daughter, Isabel, her husband and a business associate as part of a corruption probe, a copy of the order seen by Reuters shows.The...

Jilted lover kills ex-girlfriend on Boxing day in South Africa

Police in South Africa have launched a manhunt for a 35-year-old man after he allegedly murdered his ex-girlfriend in Elukwatini, Mpumalanga last Thursday.According to police, 25-year-old Laurencia Zinhle Mathebula was walking with her cousin when they were approached by...

Four al Shabaab militants killed in US strikes in Somalia

The United States military said it killed four "terrorists" in airstrikes against the al-Shabaab militant group in Somalia on Sunday, a day after the country's deadliest attack in two years.US Africa Command (AFRICOM) conducted three airstrikes in two locations...

Guinea-Bissau tallies votes from run-off presidential election

Guinea-Bissau began counting ballots on Sunday after a calm day of voting in a run-off presidential election between two former prime ministers who both promise to bring stability to the turbulent West African nation.African observers said voting went smoothly...

Car bomb kills more than 30 in Somali capital

A car bomb exploded at a busy security checkpoint in Somalia’s capital Saturday morning, killing over 30 people, a government spokesman said. It was one of the deadliest attacks in Mogadishu in recent memory.The toll was likely to rise...

France’s ‘dirty war’ in Cameroon independence – Survivors’ story

It was a "dirty war" waged by French colonial troops but it never made headlines and even today goes untold in school history books.The brutal conflict unfolded in Cameroon, which on January 1 marks its 60th anniversary of independence...

Opposition says Soro case attempt to stifle dissent in Ivory Coast

A group of Ivory Coast opposition parties accused state authorities on Friday of trying to intimidate them before next year’s presidential election, denouncing a new arrest warrant for presidential candidate Guillaume Soro.A public prosecutor has said Soro, a former...

Islamic militants kill 10 in attack targeting aid workers, Christians in Nigeria

Islamist militants killed at least 10 people and took two women captive in an attack on a convoy in northern Nigeria that targeted Christians and those associated with international aid groups, witnesses said on Friday.In the Dec. 22 attack,...

Green card application begins for Liberians on Ded/Tps new law, spouses and kids also

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced the immediate opening of the application process to adjust the status of Liberians who were recently granted lawful permanent resident status (Green Card) under the National Defense Authorization Act...

0ver 30 killed in clashes between between militia, traders in C. African Republic

At least 30 people were killed in fighting between militiamen and traders in a restive district of Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic, a security source and an imam said Thursday.“Thirty bodies have been brought to the...
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President Museveni declared winner of Uganda election

Uganda's long-time President Yoweri Museveni has been re-elected, electoral officials say, amid accusations of vote rigging by his main...

French baker saves Guinean migrant from deportation

A French baker who went on hunger strike for more than a week to protest against the planned deportation...

Uganda’s Bobi Wine rejects official poll results

Ugandan opposition candidate Bobi Wine has rejected the results declared so far and calls himself the president-elect, despite the...
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